SCIENCE AND NATURE
1. Desiree is a variety of what vegetable?
 Potato
2. Noble Rot is a fungus affecting which fruit?
 Grapes
3. Which animal was unknown in the west until 1869 when furs were obtained by a missionary?
 Giant Panda
4. Which organ in the body is affected by hepatitis?
 Liver
5. What is a mouflon a type of?
 Sheep
6. Who performed the first human heart transplant in Cape Town in December 1969
 Dr Christian Barnard
7. What is the largest of the three paired muscles in the buttocks?
 Gluteus Maximus
8. What colour does litmus paper turn in acid solutions
 Red
9. Which planet orbits the sun at a n average distance of approximately 150 million kilometers?
 Earth
10. Which is Britain's smallest bird of prey?
 Merlin